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Ghost Stories of an Antiquary - M. R. James, Everett F. Bleiler (Editor), John MacBride (Illustrator)
Ghost Stories of an Antiquary
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Eight classics by great Edwardian scholar and storyteller. "Number Thirteen," "The Mezzotint," "Canon Alberic's Scrapbook," more. Renowned for their wit, erudition and suspense, these stories are each masterfully constructed and represent a high achievement in the ghost genre. New introduction by... show more
Eight classics by great Edwardian scholar and storyteller. "Number Thirteen," "The Mezzotint," "Canon Alberic's Scrapbook," more. Renowned for their wit, erudition and suspense, these stories are each masterfully constructed and represent a high achievement in the ghost genre. New introduction by E. F. Bleiler. 4 plates by James McBride.
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Format: Textbook
ISBN: 9780486227580 (0486227588)
ASIN: 9780486227580
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
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Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it
4.0 Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M.R. James
A fantastic collection of creepy atmospheric horror tales written back in the day. I felt that these stories lost nothing with the passage of time. In fact, I appreciated the fact that these tales weren't gory at all. I guess I've gotten used to explicit scenes in my horror, and these shorts served ...
Shiftyj1
Shiftyj1 rated it
4.0 Ghost Stories of an Antiquary
I have been on a roll lately with the classics and this (so far) has been the best of the bunch. It is hard to believe that these stories were written so long ago, but still hold their weight today. The prose was perfect and added to the suspense and atmosphere of the time. A very good collection. A...
D3's Booklog
D3's Booklog rated it
4.0
This volume contains eight tasty little nuggets of supernatural horror that I found very satisfying. In each of them the story is told second or even third hand by a genial narrator whose acquaintances, who are themselves of a decidedly scholarly bent, have been the victims of supernatural intrusion...
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